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growing economy this year. it is because of its rapidly growing gaming industry. >> it has been called the las vegas of the east. there are comparisons. equal doses of glitz and glamour. most of nevada's major players have staked their fortunes here. rightly so. in just a decade, macao eclipsed the world as the place for gaming. not to be outdone, and hong kong billionaire is expanding his casino resort. with the gaming revenues on the island and expected to double by 2015, he has big plans. >> we will have 10 million square feet of space is. we should be one of the top casino resorts in the world. >> 0.3 billion sanders is credited for being macao financial fortune. junket operators use slick advertisers lure high rollers to vip rooms. there are tiny state officials who use macau to launder millions in illicit earnings. it is something operators do not like talking about. >> it is hard for me to say if there are such people. i do not know. most people are above board and follow the law. >> casino executives admit a crackdown. enforcement is attracting -- attracting more of the country
are not sure if all of that is related in this stabbing but we do have a call into police and we will have more information if it becomes available. reporting live janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> in the meantime san jose police are investigating the first homicide of 2013, why one neighbor who called 911 is now worried about her own safety. >>> a man is accused of dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire. here is more on what the victim's family is saying about the attack, alex? >> reporter: the mother of three is hospitalized this morning with severe burns to her chest and face. police say her boyfriend set her on fire following an argument and this morning he is still on the run. according to san francisco police, police want you to keep an eye out for this man. he has a special haircut with a fish design on one side and a lightning bolt on the other side. police say oliver used gas from a cancer at the couple's home and he doused his girlfriend with that gas and set her on fire in the middle of street. they identified her as star lamar. her sister said t
advice. who do i call? hey, lara spencer. >> are you ready. >> she's in las vegas shooting an abc/"20/20" special and was head judge for the contest last year. >> we don't have a lot of time. you have a lot to learn. >> reporter: first off, a sneak peek at rehe isles. the contestants are hard at work. i can do this. i wican do this. then lara's off. i'm on my own. this is vegas. it can't be all work. it has to be a little fun. fellow judge, "dancing with the stars" pro cheryl burke and i get to work. >> hopefully, we can go backstage and meet everybody. >> maybe they'll let us play. ka is the spectacular cirque du soleil show. it looks terrifying. death-defying. of course, i had to try it. >> you're in great hands. >> okay, good. >> it's the coolest ing ever. but i'm more nervous than anything i have done. there's more to vegas than going the theater. where are we going now? >> the bellagio. >> reporter: an eight-acre fountain. 22 million gallons of water are launched in a display of up to 30 different songs. wonder how the vongs pick snd you have to take a secret passage way up this
did. but god called him home. >> reporter: he was shirley chambers last surviving child. a big brother, carlos, was shot to death in 1995, at age 18. his little sister, la toya, then 15, and his older brother, jerome, 23, were killed in separate shootings in 2000. at the funeral home, she picked out a casket. >> it was one with the four little doves. like god just sent me -- like this is the one. they all four -- four of them. >> back together again. >> yes, yes. all together again. >> reporter: she wants to see tougher gun laws. >> it's too much. i don't want no mother, no father, nobody to have to go through what i went through. >> reporter: a mother who has lost all her children, now focused on protecting the children of others. john yang, nbc news, chicago. >>> on another front, our weather remains in the news tonight. what we're witnessing is florida-style warm air banging up against winter in the north and it is a violent collision all along that line. the line is so distinct, it's visible from space. and the map shows the damage done. the blue icons here, reports of high winds.
in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: the plan by the so-called gang of eight senators layout and address issues. president obama heads to las vegas to unveil his own immigration reform plan. he promised the reform in his 2008 but failed to deliver it in his first term. >> cenk: the reason why he failed to deliver it, of course, the republicans opposed him. the republicans seem a little more open to reform now. let me show you why. 71% of latinos voted for president obama. only 27% voted for governor romney. all of a sudden the republicans are thinking, maybe the latinos are not so bad. interesting. i'm sure that they, of course, vote based on principle, though. let me show you what is in the proposal. four major goals, providing a means for citizenship to immigrants who are already here. number two coming out with an employment verification system to make sure employers do not hire those people who are in the country illegally. number three letting in more low-skill workers and allowing employers to hire immigrants if they can show they couldn't recruit an u.s. citizen with t
americans. >> that's positive. let's look at what he had to say. he came out for what he calls comprehensive immigration reform. it was at a speech in las vegas. he said the bipartisan plan put forward by eight senators was in line with the principles he's for which is very interesting. bipartisan approach. let's listen. here he is. >> but the principles are pretty straightforward. first, i believe we need to stay focused on enforcement. that means continuing to strengthen security at our borders. it means cracking down more forcefully on businesses that knowingly hire undocumented workers. we need to implement a national system that allows businesses to quickly and accurately verify someone's employment status. second, we have to deal with the 11 million individuals who are here illegally. we all agree that these men and women should have to earn their way to citizenship. but for comprehensive immigration reform to work, it must be clear from the outset that there is a pathway to citizenship. >> okay. your strength is in politics. went to a largely hispanic high school in las vegas -- >> yo
businesses about 8:00 a.m. this morning. ktvu's janine de la vega tells us what was found inside that truck. >> reporter: firefighters surveyed through the debris inside this store called up in smoke. employees stood back speechless as they watched them trying to pull this van out. the van was stolen at 2:00 a.m. >> there were reports that called in saying they saw it speeding down the road with a tire off, sparks flying. >> reporter: this morning a passerby watched as the van plunged into had store. inside a couple of 12paction of beer were -- 12 packs of beer were found. >> they had alcohol. they were probably dui and that probably contributed to them running into a business. >> reporter: both businesses are left to clean up the mess. this is only one of two vans they owe and this will cost them. >> we are speechless. we had the pet expo this weekend, i don't know now. >> we just remodeled it. we got a lot of stuff in there worth a lot of money and now with the water, i am sure he is disappointed. >> reporter: the damage here is unknown how long the store will remain closed. janine de la
the weapons, to his bow la. hezbollah fighters in lebanon. the syrian regime claims israel attacked a military facility in damascus. iran syria both support hezbollah, which calls the attack israeli aggression. they warned the syrian regime might be transferring weapons to hezbollah, and warned them not to. we were talking yesterday about what kind of retaliation might come. at least now they're talking. >> nobody seriously thinks the syrian military is going to strike israel. nobody thinks mr. i sat is insane enough to engage israel in a war, nor is iran. the question here is whether iran and syria might use their proxies, hezbollah in lebanon to carry out some sort of attack, and the key in at that that syrn statement is surprise attack. that sounds all sorts of alarm bells. >> andrew taylor was talking to me earlier, shep, from the washington institute, and he said everybody is very wary of here is a terrorist attack against some sort of israeli interest on the globe, and iran and syria have proven they're capable of that. >> shepard: he's weapons tran fers have happened for a long time, an
the congress with calls and letters and emails, and if congress doesn't at we're going to change congress in two years but it's outrageous when you see wayne lapierre say arming schools is the solution. the nra leadership speaks for one entity and that is the unrestricted, unregulated gun industry, the smith ands we sons, the bushmasters. they do not even speak for their own membership. because when their own membership are polled 75% of gun owners in the nra support background checks -- >> jennifer: so why aren't you creating a group of moderate gun owners who are willing to push this. we need gun owners who are willing to stand up against the nra who is espousing that it is the voice for all rational gun owners? >> well, we have done exactly that. we proved that worked in missouri. we helped claire mccaskill get elected on exactly this platform. i met at the white house with members of national conservation and sportsman groups. they don't have a problem with background tracks or a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips which are used in all of the mass shootings,
level would be. and they are calling on the senate to pass a budget by spring. >> wayne la pierre has accused the president of of attacking gun owners by expanding a registry and demanding background checks. this is what he said. >> there are only two reasons for a federal list on gun owners, to either tax them or take them. it's the only reason. >> la pierre criticize the president's inauguration speech. there was not a single mention specifically of gun control in monday's speech. >>> from now on, you won't be able to get gun-related daily deals on groupon. they had been offering bargains on shooting ranges and concealed weapons courses for eight months, but has decided to scrap the offers. the decision, based on customer feedback. a texas gun shop owner isn't happy. he offered a 50% off for a concealed weapons class and was selling well. >>> an offduty police officer's act of heroism is getting plenty of hits. this happened in madrid. the officer wasted no time at all when a woman fainted and fell on the subway tracks below. he is seen jumping on the tracks to the other side of the
-- ashley: yes, still a kid. lori: familiar with legos. today at the consumer electronics show in las vegas, the company announced a new feature to the low tech toy called the reptar, a new $350 kid to talk to iphone and itouchs through blue tooth wireless connection. cool. the company says the kit will be available later this year. again, it sounds like a toy for big kids. ashley: that would be me. cheryl casone goes through the last hour of trading with the ceo of athena health, talking about mobile where information is streamlined, patients, doctors, health care providers all getting on the same page. sounds good. a fox business exclusive. "countdown to the closing bell" is next. lori: have a good afternoon. ♪ we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your nk takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medica
of what this debate is all about. let's go to teresa, joining us from north las vegas nevada. the democrat line. caller: good morning. i wanted to call in support of the president and democrats. i am a progressive and in independent thinker. i do not think you should use the 14th amendment, unless it comes to a really economic crash. i am for raising the debt ceiling. i believe that we need to pay our bills. i have to pay my bills. if i do not pay my credit card bills, my credit rating goes down. my credit score goes down. and i pay more in interest in the future. i think it is very irresponsible of these tea party republicans to hold the country hostage. there are other issues that can be negotiated for spending and raising revenues and the debt ceiling should not be a part of it. host: ok, thank you for calling. here is the editorial cartoonist of the post. the idea of minting a single coin valued at $1 trillion. using that to increase the debt limit. a number of stories saying that basically, this is not going to happen. his is what is reclined -- this -- what ezra kline writes he point
. >> reporter: apple's stock has taken a significant hit in recent months. some are calling this report for apple the most significant in a decade. reporting live from palo alto, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> meanwhile, new court records show steve jobs threatened to file a patent lawsuit if a rifle company said he -- if a rival company said it would consider approaching apple employees. the workers claim the other tech if firms confired to eliminate competition for top workers as a way to hold down salaries. the judge is considering whether to to a -- to allow this to become a class-action lawsuit. >>> supporters have pushed the idea of illegal immigrants getting driver's licenses. latinos are projected to make up a majority of the california population by 2025. >>> and if you plan on parking in san francisco this weekend, be sure to bring some change. starting this sunday, parking patrol officers were write tickets. they have been writing warnings for expired meters between noon and 6:p.m. enforcing meters will create more turnover for parking spaces and it's also expect
on "happening now." president unveiling what he calls a $500 million package to launch the most sweeping effort to combat gun violence in the u.s. in nearly 20 years. william la jeunesse has some of the ins and outs at the heart of this heated debate. that's next. jon: as you heard at the top of the hour the president proposes renewing the ban on assault weapons in the united states. the ban covers more than 20 specific types and would outlaw any weapon with more than one military characteristic. what does that mean? william la have. >> necessary with more from los angeles for us. william. >> reporter: jon, explains why many critics say this proposed ban eliminates weapons what they look like, not because they have a record as prolific crime gun. this gun at the top is legal. the customized one below with accessories is not under the new assault weapons ban. they're the same gun. they shoot one weapon at a time. some say the term assault weapon something misleading. >> number one myth has to be they're machine guns. they're not machine guns. these are semiauto. meaning, i pull the trigger one t
started a business. sandy, before you were checking bags at la guardia? >> yeah. i was checking bags 'cause i love airplanes. i love to be around them and that's what i went to school for. rocket scientist, you can call me. >> gretchen: now you're on reality tv. mike, they call you the brains and muscle of the grew. you're getting a law degree? >> yeah. >> gretchen: gauge, you have been a model for jose cuervo and coke and you're the artist? >> i'm the artist of the group. i also have a nonprofit organization, teach film making to kids. >> gretchen: donnie, the comic relief of the group. there is time for joke when is you're doing handiwork? >> there is always time for a good joke. >> gretchen: when you guys -- what is the key to being hot and handy at the same time? >> patience. >> tank top. >> you have to be hot and you also have to have the skills to back it up. >> gretchen: we'll pet you to the test this morning. you're going to put up a big screen television for us. do you always work together or is it always a one-guy job? >> no, we always work as a team. that is why -- everybo
of the mass murder of 26 people including 20 children. some people are calling for the building to be demolished. >> japan airlines saying a grounded boeing 787 dreamliner undergoing testing in tokyo is leaking fuel after a fuel leak at a boston airport last week. >> in las vegas the company that owns "the palms" says it will pay $1 million in fines. why? it seems employees were caught providing customers with prostitutes and drugs. >> the united states is out of the top ten when it comes to the happiest countries. last year we were number ten. this year we have slipped to 12. are we just feeling low? we have former chief economist for the united states international trade commission. hello, peter. it is the first time, how does we slip? what did we do wrong? >> welcome buckley said socialism is a system that makes us all equally miserable. welcome to the america of obama. 25-year-old children living with parents, elderly begging for groceries because they cannot afford their own retirement. i am not surprised. things have not been going well the last five years. >> let's pull u
anything. there is no blood oath. it is that is who i am going to be meeting with. but i am going to call it as i see it. host: senator angus king, justin is on the phone, las vegas. caller: can you support earmarks as a way to get congressmen to talk to each other again? guest: earmarks and pork are in the same category. the idea of these tiny things going into a larger appropriations bill that nobody knows about or sees i do not think is a good idea. i think this process should be opened. there should be a justification for it. it should be part of an open process. the second part of your question, getting congressman to talk to each other is really important. one of the problems here -- i do not know if you're watching earlier, but i mentioned that i work here almost 40 years ago -- is relationships. one of the things that has changed is that the airline service is so much better, everyone goes home for the weekend. most senators' families are back home. the relationships are not built. that is one of the things that makes it hard to get anything done. i am convinced that this fiscal c
crashed into a store. ktvu's janine de la vega just arrived on the scene. janine? >> reporter: we're here at 85. right behind me, you can see a tow truck is pulling out this mobile dog spa, grooming van. it's called just for paws. it has gone and completely crashed into this smoke shop here located into this strip mall i just spoke with police a short time ago and they tell me that this accident all happened at 6:30 this morning. and apparently what happened is somebody who works for the just for paws mobile spa company left this unit basically unattended, was warming it up either in a parking lot or their driveway. when they came out, they found it was stolen. next thing you know, a couple of hours later, police say that they get a call from somebody passing by saying that this van has just crashed into the smoke shop called up in smoke and they saw four young men running away from the van. we don't know if anybody was hurt. as far as we know, the four suspects have not been caught. just a lot of damage left over here in this smoke shop. we just got here so we haven't been able to speak
: hello michelle in indiana. >> caller: hello. i was calling because i did some research. a lot of people have been putting on facebook an excerpt from the testimony of the brady bill when they were talking about during the l.a. riots a gentleman was on his roof and had an assault rifle and that's what protected his home. did i some research on this whole argument of a riot-- if you have an assault rifle it will protect you. there's been -- started from the '80s. 22 riots that resulted in 99 deaths. 53 were from the l.a. riots. 33 from new mexico prison riots. i did the same research as far as mass shootings starting from the '80s. 33 mass shootings that resulted in 311 deaths. and all of those mass shootings involved either assault rifles or assault weapons or an extended clip. so the argument that they have as far as assault weapons protecting during a riot, there's more mass shootings than riots. >> stephanie: yep. all right. thank you for that statistic. naomi campbell convinced she will always be remembered for her phone throwing tantrum. but hopes to repair her reputation with a rea
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